Turkish Delight

Turkish Delight

Expect the unexpected in the bustling metropolis of Istanbul, Turkey. Here’s how to take it on in style

STAY Cool and sleek in equal measure, W Hotel is made for spa junkies and party people alike. W Hotel, Suleyman Seba Cad No: 22, 34357

STYLE Head down to the fashionable Etiler quarter and refresh your locks in our cherry red salon. Toni & Guy, Edincik Street No: 1, 34337

INDULGE The finest fusion food in Istanbul with breathtaking views to match.
360, Istiklal Street No: 163 Beyoglu

RELAX This tranquil garden bistro overlooking the city is the perfect spot for a healthy cooked breakfast. Backyard, Bebeköy Sok. No: 4, 34337

MARVEL Popularly known as the Blue Mosque for its aqua tiled interior, this historic place of worship is a sight to behold. Sultan Ahmet Mh., Torun Sk No: 19, 34400

SHOP Get your fashion fix at this concept boutique, expect Philip Treacy and Bora Aksu aplenty. Atelier 55, Serdar-i Ekrem Sokak 55

ESCAPE A retreat from city chaos, this 117-acre haven features the most spectacular spring blooms. Emirgan Park, 34467

DISCOVER Take in Turkey’s hottest artists. Istanbul Modern, Sahası Antrepo No: 4, 34433

PARTY Glitzy and resplendent, this is the place to sip cocktails and dance until sunrise. Billionaire Club, Büyükdere cad No: 136, 34330 

  • Words: Georgina Bacchus